August 23, 2006 03:08:00 GMT
Sushmita Sen has been selected to accompany Richard Gere in "The Expat."
Making an important leap in her acting career, Bollywood star Sushmita Sen is slated to play a role in a Hollywood film feature entitled "The Expat", The Mumbai Mirror has revealed on Tuesday, August 22.
In this film, Sen will appear as an Indian immigrant opposite Richard Gere under the direction of U.S.-based filmmaker Sutapa Ghosh. There is no word yet about the starting date of the project, but it has been confirmed that shooting will take place in Argentina.
A respected actress in her homeland, India, Sen first came into attention when she became the first Indian Miss Universe at the age of eighteen in the 1994 Miss Universe Pageant. Her recent film credits include "Chingari", "Gulel", also "Karma, Confessions and Holi" in which she stars alongside Drena De Niro and Naomi Campbell.